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Mug

Mug

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    1690 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware with slip decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Wallace Elliot

  • Museum number:

    C.119-1938

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case A, shelf 1

Physical description

Cup of buff earthenware, decorated with white and dark slips under a yellow lead glaze. Bell-shaped. Decorated with a tulip and leaves between the numerals '1/6/9/0', and vertical bands of feathered slip in white on a ground covered with a wash of dark red-brown.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

1690 (dated)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware with slip decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'1 / 6 / 9 / 0'

Dimensions

Height: 10.2 cm, Diameter: 8.9 cm

Object history note

From the Lomax Collection, Lot 42 (London, Cookson).

Descriptive line

Buff earthenware mug decorated with white and dark slips under a yellowish lead glaze. English (Staffordshire), dated 1690.

Labels and date

Cup
Made in Staffordshire, Dated 1690
Lead-glazed earthenware with slip decoration

C.119-1938 Wallace Elliot bequest [23/05/2008]
Mug, Staffordshire, dated 1690 [2010 (TAB)]

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze; Slip

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Tulips

Categories

Ceramics; Slipware; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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